IT Systems Engineer

EUMETSAT - European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites

IT Systems Engineer

EUMETSAT - European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites

Darmstadt, Germany

EUMETSAT is Europe’s meteorological satellite agency - monitoring the weather and climate from space - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Working for EUMETSAT, you can make a world of difference and be a part of something that makes a positive impact on society. You will be at the cutting edge of satellite technology, with a meaningful role in an organisation focused on space-based observations of the Earth’s weather and climate.

This position is located within the EUMETSAT General Services Division (GES), which is responsible for all facility management and site infrastructure projects and services at EUMETSAT. The GES specific/specialised tools and systems for building monitoring and building security systems are hosted on a dedicated secured IT infrastructure. EUMETSAT has two dedicated IT Divisions, one responsible for the generic office IT infrastructure and a second one responsible for the IT infrastructure required to operate EUMETSAT’s satellites and IT Security matters.

The IT Systems Engineer is responsible for the maintenance, development and management of the GES IT Infrastructure, hosting building monitoring systems for power, security and HVAC and associated applications and documentation. Furthermore, he/she acts as interface to the dedicated IT Divisions. He/She will coordinate the support provided to GES by these IT Divisions for all IT tasks that are not part of the GES IT Infrastructure.

The IT Systems Engineer is a member of a team of engineers and technicians maintaining the technical building facilities.

What you’ll be doing

  • Act as the interface to the IT Divisions, manage and support the GES IT Systems Infrastructure with its servers and applications and the physical network infrastructure related to the facility management and site;
  • Ensure and monitor regular servicing and maintenance of all GES systems inside the IT infrastructure, including the procurement and management of support contracts of the hosted applications;
  • Support all facility management and site infrastructure activities at application and IT Systems Infrastructure level;
  • Implement and ensure compliance with applicable internal regulations of the EUMETSAT Information Security Management System (ISMS) based on ISO/IEC27001;
  • Plan the renewal and future development of all systems of the GES LAN and its network infrastructure, and support the budget and end of life planning for these systems.

What we offer

  • EUMETSAT is an intergovernmental agency that is exempt from German income tax. We offer an excellent salary, of up to 7000 NET (after internal deductions) which is negotiable based on skills and experience;
  • Flexible working time including additional flexi-leave;
  • Private medical coverage for employee and family;
  • Attractive final salary pension;
  • 30 days of annual leave + 14.5 days public holidays;
  • Training and development support;
  • Relocation allowance and support (if applicable).

Requirements

Qualifications

  • University degree (or equivalent) in information technology or another relevant discipline. An additional vocational training in a technical discipline related to facility or building systems would be an advantage.

Skills and Experience

  • Proven experience in the design and operation of complex IT systems, including servers, operating systems based on MS Windows, application handling and networking infrastructure. Knowledge of Linux based systems would be advantageous;
  • Expertise in the field of critical building monitoring systems and experience working in a full time 24/7 operational environment would be advantageous;
  • Knowledge of applicable German and European regulations for information technology such as EN, DIN and quality management based on the ISO 9001 standards;
  • Good knowledge of standard office applications like MS-Office and Outlook, a certain knowledge of AutoCAD, CAFM and Project Management tools would be advantageous;
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, planning and communication skills, and the ability to work within a team.

Language

  • Ability to work effectively in English and German.

More about us

EUMETSAT’s role is to establish and operate meteorological satellites to monitor the weather and climate from space - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This information is supplied to the National Meteorological Services of the organisation's Member and Cooperating States in Europe, as well as other users worldwide.

EUMETSAT also operates several Copernicus missions on behalf of the European Union and provide data services to the Copernicus marine and atmospheric services and their users.

As an intergovernmental European Organisation, EUMETSAT can recruit nationals only from the 30 Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom).

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